Two local businesses have picked up top titles in the leading awards 2018.

Ireland’s top wedding businesses and services were celebrated a glamorous black tie gala ceremony in Meath on Monday, co-hosted by Presenter Lisa Cannon and sponsored by wedding planning software Moposa.

The Silver Tassie Hotel in Letterkenny was proudly crowned as ‘Ulster Wedding Venue of The Year’ and Donna Gormley of Amore Wedding Stationery in Donegal Town won Stationery Designer of the Year.

The Silver Tassie wins 2018 Hotel Wedding Venue of The Year Ulster

The team at the Silver Tassie Hotel were thrilled to add another wedding award to their collection.

Proprietor Ciaran Blaney, said: “We are delighted to have won this highly coveted award which is a reflection of the quality & commitment that our entire team here in the hotel provide.

Georgina Howley, Wedding Co-Ordinator at The Silver Tassie Hotel & Spa added: “We’re looking forward to a busy year ahead, working with the fantastic array of wedding suppliers that we have here in the Northwest, making dreams come true for Brides & Grooms.

We would like to thank all those who voted for us, all the lovely couples who have chosen to host their most special day here in The Silver Tassie Hotel & all our loyal customers for their on-going support “

Weddings at the Silver Tassie Hotel

It’s two in a row for Donna Gormley and her much-loved Amore Wedding Stationary company. She was over the moon with the award and thanked all her customers and followers for their support.

Amore Wedding Stationery wins tationery Designer of the Year

Donegal was well represented by local women Grainne Mc Gibney (Armada Spanish Point Hotel) and Aisling Mc Cormick (Castlemartyr Resort) bringing home 2 prestigious awards.

Donna fought off tough competition to get to the finals, where Amore and 4 other businesses were named in the top 5.

Donna Gormley with the Castlemartyr Resort winners

Amore Wedding Stationery. Photo: Donna Gormley

Creative wedding photographers ‘Couple Photography’ and ‘Castlemartyr Resort’, the luxurious 5 star hotel in Co. Cork, were the two overall suppliers and venue winners of the 9th annual weddingsonline Awards.

The 35 winners were selected after over 25,000 couples voted for their favourite suppliers and venues in a range of categories, who were then judged by a panel of digital marketing professionals and wedding industry experts in conjunction with couples’ reviews.

Peter Bryans, MD of weddingsonline said: “The annual weddingsonline Awards which are now in their 9th year, have become the industry standard, rewarding the dedication, professionalism and exceptional service given by the Irish wedding industry.

“I know that all involved, both nominees and winners alike, are honoured that their commitment and hard work has been acknowledged by couples all over the country. It’s a wonderful achievement.”